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45% of Indians Don’t Backup Their Information: Avast Survey

According to a new survey from Avast, a provider of digital security products, 45% of Indians don’t backup their data, as they don’t think...

Trend Micro Reports 10% Increase in Ransomware Attacks in 2019

Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro stated that it found 10% increase in ransomware detections, despite a 57% decrease in the number of new ransomware families....

Only 38% of Government Employees Trained on Ransomware Prevention: IBM Report

A recent survey, "Public Sector Security Research," from IBM Security revealed the results of the local and state employees’ preparedness toward dealing with cyberattacks....

Ransomware Attacks and Data Breaches on U.S. Schools and Colleges Triple...

According to a report from the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center, the K-12 public school districts and education agencies across the U.S. suffered a total...

Attacks on Web Applications Surged in 2019: Report

A research study from cybersecurity firm SonicWall revealed that cyberattacks on web applications increased by 52 percent in 2019. The research report, “SonicWall Cyber...

Attackers Target Industrial Control Systems with EKANS Ransomware

A threat intelligence report from security firm Dragos recently uncovered “EKANS” ransomware targeting industrial control systems (ICS). Researchers said EKANS is the first kind...

Phishing Scam Affects Texas-Based School District

The Manor Independent School District (MISD) in Texas is facing a loss of US$2.3 million after falling victim to a phishing attack. The phishing...

Ryuk Ransomware Took Down U.S. Coast Guard Operations

The officials of the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) recently disclosed a Ryuk ransomware infection that took down the entire corporate IT network of a...

6 Simple Moves to Respond to a Ransomware Attack

Numerous companies and state governments have been plagued by ransomware attacks, which are now more common than ever. Unlike other cyber threats that usually...

Rewind: Biggest Cyber Incidents We Saw in 2019

By Rudra Srinivas  If there is a thing or two that we can learn from the year that went by, it is the fact that...

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